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Jeremy Ridens

November 3, 1981 — November 23, 2016

A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Jeremy Chad Ridens, 35, who passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Roswell, NM. Pastor Beverly Sills, Rev. Darrell Roberts and Pastor Lawrence Sanchez will be officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 12:00 to 6:00 pm, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home.

Jeremy was born in Roswell, NM on November 3, 1981. Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandparents Morris and Lottie (Heine) Wheeler of Roswell, NM; Paul and Berma (Lee) Ridens of Hobbs, NM.; Uncle Jerry Pond of Roswell, NM and Aunt Mollie Jo Ridens of Ovalo, TX.

Jeremy was a small business owner that ran a successful landscaping company in Southeastern New Mexico where he serviced both residential and commercial clients. Jeremy was liked and loved by everyone he encountered, coupled with a laidback personality that made them feel instantly at ease. Jeremy was also very generous, kind and loyal. If you ever needed help, you could always count on Jeremy no matter the circumstances. If you were feeling down, you could always rely on Jeremy to cheer you up with a joke or with words of encouragement.

Jeremy graduated from Westwood College in Denver, CO with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, after graduation he stayed in the Denver area where he worked in geriatric healthcare. Jeremy is survived by his two boys, Bryce and Hayden Ridens and their mother Nicole Mendoza of Denver, CO.

Jeremy is also survived by his parents Tom and Jan Ridens of Roswell, NM; one brother Brandon Ridens, his wife Lacey and their children, Madison and Parker, of Brunswick, GA; Aunt Karolyn Pond of Roswell, NM; Uncle Philip Ridens and his wife Beverly of Knoxville, TN; and many cousins.

Serving as pallbearers are Andres Burrola, Fernando Urquides, John Franco, Sonnie Noriega, Samuel Aguirre, Frank Tirado, Eric Aragon and Brian James. Honorary pallbearers are Morris Schertz, Steve Moran, Barney Rodriguez, Gerald Thomas, Steve Brown, Robert Mabry and Neal Hearnes.


Ballard Funeral Home
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
12:00 to 6:00 pm


Funeral Service

Ballard Funeral Chapel
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
2:00 pm


South Park Cemetery
3101 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
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